We have a long overdue catchup with director Corentin Kopp to find out about his holiday filmmaking exploits for his sisters abroad short film ‘Montreal’.
Director Człowiek Kamera reunites with Montreal’s Half Moon Run for heartfelt, split-screen, narrative music video ‘No More Losing the War’. We dig into Człowiek Kamera’s self-taught filmmaker roots & discover the question every director should answer before stepping behind the camera.
Val Keller’s short ‘After Thought’ transports us into a surreal world in which it’s possible to receive the bill for your own funeral. Producer Reza Amidi provides DN with a peek behind the mysterious curtain.
Filmmaker Claire Kurylowski enters the debate about pervasive sexism with her feminist social enquiry short ‘In Real Life’. She joins us to discuss what spurred her into action & the narrative power of the close-up.
Niles Heckman’s sci-fi short ‘Auroras’ tells the tale of cyborg love and separation played out against the grand vista of a 22nd century North Pole space elevator. Heckman joins us to discuss the film’s epic 3 year journey.
Director Nathan Punwar guides us through the multi-layered story of his charming short film ‘Loves of a Cyclops’.
Simon Baucks’ passion project ‘Inmotion’ makes a concerted effort to elevate the ‘film’ portion of the’ dance film’ and in so doing elevates the whole to the status of enthralling motion artwork. Baucks tells DN how he superseded his limitations for the film.
Subtly combining light with composition director Youness Benali crafts a minimalistic music video full of feeling for Blacksmif track ‘My Own Blood’. Youness takes us through his process.
We invite Federico Gutiérrez to share the story of his pitch to Broken Bellsand the development of his animated music video for their track ‘Perfect World’.
Robert Mentov’s ‘Bricks of Bengal’ documents the lives of the migrant workers of the Sundarban Islands who make the vast numbers of bricks needed for India’s buildings. Mentov joins us to discuss how he captured this glimpse of another life.